Navy Seaman Danny G. Callahan Jr. recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

He is the son of Darla Callahan, Wellsville.

During the eight-week program, he completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, physical fitness and shipboard and aircraft safety.

The capstone event of boot camp is “Battle Stations.” This exercise gives recruits the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the fleet. The event is designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of honor, courage and commitment.

He is a 2010 graduate of Lawton Chiles High School of Tallahassee, Fla.